Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) Curator Maria Elena Ortiz's Highlights from NADA Miami

María Elena Ortiz is a curator at PAMM, where she is spearheading the Caribbean Cultural Institute (CCI). At PAMM, Ortiz has organized several projects including The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art (2019); Latinx Art Sessions (2019); william cordova: now's the time (2018); Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: A Universe of Fragile Mirrors (2016); Ulla von Brandenburg: It Has a Golden Sun and an Elderly Grey Moon (2017); Firelei Báez: Bloodlines (2015); and Carlos Motta: Histories for the Future (YEAR). Ortiz has contributed to writing platforms such as the Davidoff Art Initiative, Terremoto Magazine, and others. A recipient of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and Independent Curators International (ICI) Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean, Ortiz's curatorial practice is informed by the connections between Latinx, Latin American, and Black communities in the US and the Caribbean.

View Maria Elena Ortiz in conversation with select galleries highlighting her favorite artists from NADA Miami.

Featured galleries include: Night Gallery, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, Kendra Jayne Patrick, False Flag, Proyectos Ultravioleta, EMBAJADA, Pararsch Heijnen and 80m2 Livia Benavides.